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Problems on Profit Loss

Q31. By selling a table for Rs. 450 instead of Rs. 500 loss percent increases by 5%. The cost price of the table is
(a) Rs. 500
(b) Rs. 850
(c) Rs. 1000
(d) Rs. 1200

Q32. A man buys an article for 5% less than its value and sells it for 5% more than its value. His gain or loss percent is
(a) 10(10/19)%
(b) 15(5/9)%
(c) 29(12/17)%
(d) 32(12/17)%

Q33. The marked price of an article is 5% more then the cost price and a discount of 5% is given on the marked price. Then the loss is
(a) 0.25%
(b) 0.65%
(c) 0.72%
(d) 0.99%

Q34. The marked price of a radio is Rs. 2000. The shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% and gain 8%. If no discount is allowed his gain percent would be
(a) 15%
(b) 20%
(c) 27%
(d) 33%

Q35. A trader lists his articles 10% above the C.P and allows a discount 5% on cash payment. His gain percent is
(a) 3.7%
(b) 4.1%
(c) 4.5%
(d) 5.2%



Q36. A dealer processing to sell his goods at cost price, uses 900 gm weight for 1kg. His gain percentage is
(a) 11(1/9)%
(b) 12(1/3)%
(c) 14(1/2)%
(d) 17(1/3)%

Q37. The selling price of an article is ¾ times its cost price. The loss percent is
(a) 25%
(b) 34%
(c) 38%
(d) 39%

Q38. The selling price of an article is 5/4 times its cost price. The gain percent is
(a) 25%
(b) 34%
(c) 38%
(d) 39%

Q39. On selling an article for Rs. 56, one losses 20%. In order to gain 20% what would be the selling price
(a) Rs. 47
(b) Rs. 54
(c) Rs. 62
(d) Rs. 84

Q40. By selling 33m of cloth Ram gained the cost price of 11m. The gain percent is
(a) 25(1/3)%
(b) 26(1/3)%
(c) 33(1/3)%
(d) 37(1/3)%


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